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  • International Crime Case Study

    It’s been years since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the world has been the target for global organized crimes and criminal activities from Russia and other Soviet countries such as Ukraine. Solntsevskaya Brava the organized criminal group that is based in Solntsevo, located in southwest of Moscow in Russia. This group was founded by Sergei Mikhailov “Mikhas”. Mikhas was born 1958 in Russia. He liked to call himself “businessman instead of thief Mikhas”. Following his time in prison for…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Syrian Refugees

    The topic of refugees has been a major issue in the United States for quite a long time. They allegedly commit all crimes and are the main cause of terrorism in the United States and Europe. Refugees differ from immigrants because immigrants have the opportunity to move, usually to seek better (economic) opportunities. Whereas, refugees are forced to move out of their homeland due to: conflict-induced displacement; development-induced displacement; and disaster-induced displacement. Where ever…

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  • Analyze The Causes And Consequences Of The Great Depression Essay

    1. US cultural clash 1920 One of the cultural clashes during this period was on prohibition, where there was an effort to ban the consumption of alcohol. A constitutional amendment was passed that banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. This caused a major clash between those who favored the move and those who wanted it repealed. Protestant religious groups and other fundamentalists highly favored the move as they saw alcohol as a contributor to social evil.…

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  • Mortality And Consequences In Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air

    Jon Krakauer’s “Into Thin Air” is a book of mortality and consequences. In the spring of 1996, Krakauer took an assignment from Outside magazine to report on the industry of commercially guided, high-altitude climbing. He would later regret that decision for the rest of his life. Eight people on his expedition died, either from freezing to death or falling. There are a multitude of health effects that can cause harm to humans at the extreme altitude and temperatures that Everest holds, as…

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  • Analysis Of Dying To Win By Robert Pape

    In Dying to Win, Robert Pape explains the causal logic of suicide terrorism and why the phenomenon has become more frequent since its inception in the 1980’s. This is accomplished through dividing the logic into three categories: strategic, social, and individual. Throughout this explanation Pape argues that suicide campaigns are not primarily derived from religious fundamentalism, but nationalism. This would indicate that such tactics are also a form of insurgency. To assess the overall…

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  • Remembering The Wu Plane Crash Analysis

    Summary In the documentary Remembering the WSU Plane Crash, they documented the October 2, 1970 plane crash that killed 31 people on the way to a game in Logan, Utah. The documentary explains and gives information into how and why the event happened and also how it could have been prevented as well as giving an inside look with members of the team that survived the crash. From 1970 to present day the effects of this event are very much alive, whether it be the annual memorial or the statue that…

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  • Minorities In The Media Research Paper

    What can unite a mix-pot country populated with individuals each with their own opinionated, patriotic views? A common enemy. Events like 9/11 and the terrorist group ISIS seem to have made Muslims America’s public enemy number one. Clearly, these horrific acts and heinous people do not mean that every single Muslim person in existence is a terrorist, plotting to kill all Americans. The fact that this is a common misconception among educated adults is ridiculous. Not every Muslim man is a rapist…

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  • Benefits Of Torture Essay

    of Osama Bin Laden, one of the largest terrorist leaders of the war on terror. This incident is mentioned in “Torture Report” in which it states, "Particularly controversial were claims that information gleaned from torture had led to the capture of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, who had gone into hiding after the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan and eluded U.S. forces for a decade." In 2011, Osama Bin Laden was killed by the United States Navy. According to “Torture Report,” the location of…

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  • Iran Cyber War Essay

    Unfortunately, this event was a wake-up call for America, we are no longer untouchable thanks to the internet connecting to the entire world. According to John Muller, an American television journalist at ABC News, we were given false information that Al-Qaeda was a small organization at the time. In fact, it was actually few thousand members who pledged loyalty, now it has become a virus ( “Terrorism” 1). The fact that the American people were given false information and that we could have…

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  • Aqm Case Study

    AQIM is a North African affiliate of al-Qaida, which emerged from an armed Islamist insurgency founded in Algeria by Hassan Hattab in the 1990s. The group is primarily concerned with pursuing regional interests and imposing Sharia law in primarily Algeria, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger. Al-Qaida’s connection to Algeria goes back to the Soviet war in Afghanistan, where many Algerian men travelled to fight with the mujahedeen under the leadership of Osama bin Laden against the Soviet Union. This…

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